Friday, July 27, 2018

Konganeeswarar Temple, Kaveripakkam, Vellore

Konganeeswarar Temple, Kaveripakkam, Vellore
Konganeeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Kaveripakkam Town in Vellore District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Konganeeswarar and Mother is called as Kungumavalli.

History
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The Temple
This is an ancient west facing Temple. Presiding Deity is called as Konganeeswarar and is facing west. Mother is called as Kungumavalli and is facing north. There are shrines of Ganesha, Muruga with consorts, Nalwar, Surya, Nagas, Karaikal Ammaiyar, Balasubramanya, Kasi Viswanathar, Visalakshi, Veerabhadra, Lakshmi Narayana and Navagrahas in the Temple premises. There is a big pond is present near this temple. Excess water from Kaveripakkam lake reaches this pond during rainy seasons which indicates that lake has reached its actual capacity.
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 1 Km from Kaveripakkam Bus Stand, 3 Kms from Thiruparkadal, 6 Kms from Sirukarumbur, 18 Kms from Walajah Railway Station, 17 Kms from Ranipet, 20 Kms from Marudhalam Railway Station, 30 Kms from Kanchipuram, 32 Kms from Sholinghur, 39 Kms from Arakkonam, 41 Kms from Vellore, 90 Kms from Chennai Airport and 99 Kms from Chennai. Kaveripakkam on right on the Bangalore – Chennai highway.

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